Expert witness branded 'not competent to testify' in $100m Lance Armstrong lawsuit

Legal wrangling begins over whether hired witnesses should be allowed to testify

Lance Armstrong

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

The $100m lawsuit hanging over Lance Armstrong may not go to court until November, but the legal wrangling has already started between Armstrong's legal team and that of the US federal government.

The lawsuit against the American former professional rider was initially filed by his former US Postal team-mate Floyd Landis under the False Claims Act. Landis was later joined by the US Justice Department.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.